Reception / Switchboard Operator

Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Admin Off Lvl 3
Remuneration: $30.05 - $31.04
Requisition ID: REQ166450

A current valid NSW Working With Children Check is a requirement of this position. Visit for more information

NNSWLHD embraces the diverse skills and perspectives that our people bring to the workplace. We foster inclusiveness and diversity to help us deliver quality care to our community.

Northern NSW Local Health District is committed to reconciliation and strongly encourages Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people to apply for this position. All applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people will be viewed most favourably.  For help with your application to this role visit Stepping Up, our online recruitment resource for Aboriginal people.

Please note, to apply for this position you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or be able to independently, legally live and work in Australia.  For more information please see

Where you’ll be working

“A healthy community through quality care”

Northern NSW Local Health District is located in north eastern NSW, extending from Grafton in the south, to Tweed Heads on the Queensland border, and west to Tabulam and Urbenville.  Northern NSW offers a diverse range of landscapes and lifestyles, from world-heritage listed mountain ranges, to world-renowned surfing breaks, and everything in between. 

Our people live in some of Australia’s most vibrant regional centres, with first class infrastructure, unspoilt natural wonders, pristine coastlines, and a thriving arts scene. It’s a fast-growing region with rewarding careers and adventures to be found among the large cities, regional towns and relaxed rural villages. 

For more information visit Northern NSW Local Health District

What you'll be doing

This role ensures front line service via the reception/front desk and switchboard Administration Officers.  Providing timely, accurate, reception, administrative and transactional functions for members of the public and health care team facilitating a proficient operation of the service.  

Excellent communication skills including accurate spelling, good comprehension, good verbal skills and the ability to deal courteously with people at all levelsDemonstrated experience in word processing, spreadsheet, database and email software, preferably Microsoft Office suite.Strong organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines.Capacity to work under broad supervision and to undertake a diverse range of tasks as an effective member of a team in a high pressure, high volume work environment.Availability and capacity to participate in a seven-day 24/7 rotating roster that includes working all days of the week including public holidaysCurrent drivers licence valid for use within NSW ability to travel within the network

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Applications Close: 1 June 2020